Shabbat in the Heights

A spirited Shabbat experience
in the nerve center of the Chabad-Lubavitch movement

May 15-17, 2020 • 21-23 Iyar 5780

Crown Heights, Brooklyn

Add to My Calendar 2020-05-15 18:30:00 2020-05-17 15:00:00 America/New_York Shabbat in the Heights A SPIRITED SHABBAT EXPERIENCE IN NERVE CENTER OF THE CHABAD LUBAVITCH MOVEMENT Crown Heights, Brooklyn Shabbat in the Heights


Crown Heights

Experience a taste of Crown Heights with an insider’s tour of the neighborhood highlighted by a visit to the iconic 770 building, the Rebbe’s Shul and Chabad Central Headquarters. The weekend will be complemented by three gourmet meals daily.

The Ohel

Visit a site revered by hundreds of thousands around the world, a place where heaven and earth intersect, and where prayers are answered and blessings are bestowed. The Ohel, located in Queens, NY is the resting place of the Lubavitcher Rebbe.

Inspiring Personalities

Enjoy lively and informative lectures by noted educators, and benefit from the opportunity to meet new friends who share your enjoyment of Jewish study.


Your reservation includes accommodations at the beautiful home of a warm, friendly Crown Heights family. If you prefer to stay in a nearby hotel or short term apartment rental, we will graciously assist you in making the arrangements; please note that hotel and rental fees are not included.


sample schedule from 2019


Jewish Children's Musuem

9:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Pre-Shabbat Reception

Jewish Children's Musuem

5:30 PM - 6:00 PM

The Rebbe’s Shul and Personal Study

770 Eastern Parkway
Rabbi Simon Jacobson

6:00 PM

Pre-Candle Lighting Event

Oholei Torah
Mrs. Chaviva Tarlow
Women Only

7:00 PM


Oholei Torah
Sparks of Wisdom
Enlightening Insights
on Shabbat from
Ten Chasidic Luminaries

7:45 PM

Friday Night Services

Oholei Torah
Cantor: Rabbi Ahrele Loschak

8:30 PM

Shabbat Dinner

At various homes in Crown Heights

9:00 PM


Oholei Torah

8:00 AM

Chassidut Group Study

Oholei Torah
How Sefirat HaOmer Informs
Personal Transformation
Rabbi Naftali Silberberg

9:00 AM

Shabbat Morning Services

Sermon: The Rebbe's Formula
to Find Strength in Face of
Lessons from Poway
Rabbi Simon Jacobson

10:00 AM


12:30 PM


Oholei Torah
Why Are We Here?
Rabbi Dovid Eliezrie

1:15 PM

Shabbat Lunch

Oholei Torah
Chairman: Rabbi Chaim Hanoka
Greetings: Mr. Ivan Lewis
Keynote: Rabbi Manis Friedman

2:00 PM


Oholei Torah
Rabbi Manis Friedman
Rabbi Simon Jacobson
Rabbi Daniel Walker
Moderated by: Rabbi Chaim Hanoka

3:30 PM

The Rebbe’s House

1304 President Street
Rabbi Zalman Marcus
Mrs. Devora Caytak

4:15 PM

Optional Visit with Local Personalities

Proceed with the group
following the Rebbe's House
or take some time for yourself
to rest, relax, and rejuvenate

5:00 PM


Jewish Childrens Museum

6:30 PM


Women: 1366 Carroll
Mrs Adina Adry
Mrs Shaindy Jacobson

Men: Jewish Children's Museum
Rabbi Manis Friedman

7:00 PM

Havdalah & Melave Malka

Oholei Torah
Cantor Zevy Steiger
Keynote address
Rabbi Moshe Kotlarsky
Video presentation featuring
the Rebbe's view on thriving
during difficult times

9:30 PM


Jewish Children's Museum

8:15 AM

Sights to Visit

Women’s Mikveh: Mrs Dina Rosenfeld
Scribe’s Desk
Jewish Children’s Museum
OK Kashrut Center: Rabbi Yitzchak Hanoka
The Rebbe’s Library: Rabbi Shmuel Super

9:45 AM

Standing Below Connected Above

class on the significance
of visiting the Rebbe's Ohel
Razag Ballroom
Rabbi Ronnie Fine
Greetings: Rabbi Kasriel Kastel
Video Presentation: Rabbi Zalman Marcus
My Story: Mrs. Sorah Shemtov

11:00 AM

The Rebbe’s Ohel

Buses will depart from
the Razag Ballroom

1:30 PM

Closing Remarks

Rabbi Mordy Dinerman

3:00 PM

Return to Crown Heights

3:30 PM

If you have any questions about the event, please contact us via the form below or by phone at 718-221-6900.